Savannah (SSU Newsroom) — The Annual SCCPSS Spelling Bee hosted by the Georgia Association of Educators (Student Program) of Savannah State University and the Chatham Association of Educators will be held in the Student Union Ballroom on February 2, 2017. The competition will begin at 7 p.m.
Doors open for spellers, judges and guests at 5:00 pm and the event is free and open to the public. There are approximately 43 students qualified to participate in the competition this year. Spelling bee participants (winner & alternate) are the winners of their respective Chatham County school spelling bees. The eventual state winner will advance to the National Scripps Spelling Bee. Each Spelling Bee participant receives a T-shirt and Certificate of Participation.
Awards are as follows: First Place: Trophy, $100.00, T-shirt, and Certificate of Participation Second Place: Trophy, $50.00, T-shirt, and Certificate of Participation Third Place: Trophy, $25.00, T-shirt, and Certificate of Participation The Georgia Association of Educators District 8 Spelling Bee, with students from approximately 30 Georgia county school districts will be on campus on Saturday, February 25, 2017 in the Student Union at 7:00 am. More details will be forthcoming.